Psychology & Psychiatry

Child abuse could leave 'molecular scars' on its victims

Children who are abused might carry the imprint of that trauma in their cells—a biochemical marking that is detectable years later, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Harvard University.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mother's personality can affect child's mental health

Scientists have looked at over 8,000 parents and children in Children of the 90s and found that the children of women with personality traits associated with emotional and relationship difficulties were at greater risk of ...

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